Eye diseases and disorders

Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Eye disorders
Vision impairment
Visual deficiencies
Infection of the eye
Eye damage
Ophthalmic diseases
Inflammatory diseases of the eye
Impairment of functions of structures related to eyes
Impairments of visual quality

US statistics (2016) for common eye disorders in people over age 40 are that:

  • 24.4 million people have cataracts
  • 2.7 million have glaucoma
  • 4.2 million suffer impaired vision
  • 4.88 million suffer dry eye


Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality Education
Date of last update
13.05.2019 – 20:04 CEST